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Meet the queen of conspiracy, Mae Brussell

Conspiracy theories used to be something the American people might laugh about or just write off, but increasingly they’ve become a disturbing facet of modern discourse. The roots of conspiracy … more

Historic depot memorialized in painting by noted artist

Castle Rock’s museum is housed in the 1875 Denver and Rio Grande Depot, built with rhyolite from the local quarry. It partnered with the Castle Rock Historic Preservation Board and the Public Art … more

Noise impact of altered flight paths to be mostly small, FAA says

Despite concerns raised by local officials, a federal plan to reroute airplane traffic is expected to only cause small changes in south metro-area noise — much of which will be small decreases, … more

SeaQuest license suspended after repeated violations

SeaQuest Littleton must remove hundreds of animals after state officials issued a two-year license suspension, according to a ruling from the Colorado Division of Parks and Wildlife. Inspectors found … more

Two galleries display colorful works of art

“Unorthodox Art” is the title of the exhibit that will run in the Stanton Gallery at Littleton’s Town Hall Arts Center while “Sister Act” is filling the stage in the theater from May 17 to … more

Meet the real furry Avengers at museum

The Avengers are all well and good for an escapist superhero story, but audiences in search of the real thing will instead want to head to the Phipps IMAX Theater at the Denver Museum of Nature & … more

Opera guild announces winners in competition

Baritone Matthew Peterson won first place in the March 30 Denver Lyric Opera Guild competition for young singers on a professional career track. He was one of 15 chosen from an initial field of … more

LPS school board digs into group's concerns

The school board won't seek the firing of Arapahoe High School Natalie Pramenko, but it is interested in taking a deeper dive into concerns spurred by a largely anonymous coalition alleging a toxic … more

Polis urges wildfire vigilance amid milder forecast

After an onslaught of raging wildfires in Colorado in 2018, this year’s fire season looks to be less severe, but state officials are urging the public not to let its guard down. “I don’t want … more

STEM School students walk out of shooting vigil amid frustration

A vigil that brought politicians, activists and several hundred students and parents to Highlands Ranch High School after the nearby STEM School shooting devolved into chaos and chants, with many students expressing frustration with the event’s political overtones on gun policy. more

Pastels on parade at art center through June

The Mile High National Pastel Exhibition opens May 11 at the Curtis Center for the Arts, 2349 E. Orchard Road (just west of University Boulevard in Greenwood Village) and runs through June 29 during … more

Jackie Greene balances creative impulses at Denver shows

There's no exact science to making a live show or album great. But as California's Jackie Greene has been performing a blend of folk, rock and Americana since he was a teenager, he's figured out the … more

'Our STEM family is hurting'

It was a letter he hoped he would never have to send. "This is an incredibly difficult letter for me to write to you," Douglas County School District Superintendent Thomas Tucker wrote in an email to … more

More than just limbs given at annual prosthetic clinic

Donna Thornburg has one goal. “I want to run more than anything in my life,” Donna Thornburg said as she completed an agility drill. She was among more than a dozen people at Stermole Track & … more

Officials urge vaccinations as measles threat spreads

From Jan. 1 to April 26, 704 measles cases were reported in the United States, the most in 25 years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A contentious bill that would have … more

ACC professor pulls man from wreck in mountains

From the moment he watched the van careen over the cliff, Elijah Dicks didn’t have time to stop and think. Dicks, a history professor at Arapahoe Community College, was driving down Highway 285 … more

Spring is in bloom in Littleton

Littleton’s famed Crabapple Route was in full spring splendor the first week of May. More than 7,000 flowering crabapple trees line the roughly 7-mile route through the heart of town, filling the … more

City council gearing up for change this fall

Four seats are up for grabs on Littleton’s seven-member city council this November, and two councilmembers already know they’ll be asking to keep their positions. It’s still six months until … more

New pizza place in Littleton sports big-time pies

More than 2 feet across and weighing as much as a bowling ball, the Beast is a formidable pizza. Any pair of gastronauts who can tackle the monstrous mega-pie in 45 minutes or less gets their $45 … more

U.S. Sen. Bennet making run for president

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado jumped into the packed Democratic presidential primary on May 2, announcing a 2020 campaign that had been stalled while he was treated for prostate cancer. … more
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